Mayor Rahm Emanuel acted as if it was a fait accompli that the threat of Chicago’s second teachers strike in four years had been lifted for now.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked former Urban League powerhouse Andrea Zopp to become deputy mayor in charge of overseeing major city projects.
The recommendations need approval from Illinois Department of Public Health Director Nirav Shah, who has twice before rejected the board’s suggestions
The city wants to put a 30-day hold on the lawsuit delaying movie mogul George Lucas’ lakefront museum to see if a compromise plan can gain traction.
The chief resilience officer will focus on helping Chicago recover more quickly from disasters and ways to minimize environmental impact of projects.
Ald. Michele Smith is convinced the vacation rental business in the form of Airbnb and other house sharing services could “destroy” Lincoln Park.
Bill Grimshaw, a professor whose grasp of urban politics helped Harold Washington become the city’s first black mayor, has died.
Skeptics on Monday slammed a pilot program to find housing for 75 homeless people living in tent encampments along viaducts under Lake Shore Drive.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel defended lobbying against a plan backed by 32 aldermen to license ride-hailing drivers and level their playing field with taxis.
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